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ask for it

verb phrase

To behave in a way that invites and deserves trouble; provoke: I'm sorry you had that wreck, but with no brakes you were asking for it (1900s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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